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A Dose-ranging Study to Evaluate Albuterol and Hydrofluoroalkane in Subjects Ages 12 and Older With Persistent Asthma

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01058863
First Posted: January 29, 2010
Last Update Posted: May 26, 2016
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries ( Teva Branded Pharmaceutical Products, R&D Inc. )
  Purpose
This study is examining how well a dry powder inhaler (DPI) of albuterol medication works to help adult and adolescent subjects 12 years of age and older with persistent asthma to improve lung function.

Condition Intervention Phase
Asthma Drug: Albuterol Spiromax® Drug: ProAir® HFA Other: Placebo Inhaler Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Double-blind, Randomized, Placebo-controlled, 5-way Crossover, Multicenter, Single-dose, Dose-ranging Study to Compare the Efficacy and Safety of Albuterol Spiromax® and ProAir® HFA in Adult and Adolescent Subjects Ages 12 and Older With Persistent Asthma

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Further study details as provided by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries ( Teva Branded Pharmaceutical Products, R&D Inc. ):

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Baseline-adjusted Forced Expiratory Volume in 1 Second (FEV1) Area Under the Curve (AUC 0-6) [ Time Frame: Day 1 up to Day 30 ]

    FEV1 AUC 0-6 is the area under the effect-time curve from time 0 (pre-dose) up to 6 hours post-dose. The baseline for each study day was the average of the 2 pre-dose FEV1 measurements on that study day.

    The first baseline spirometry was obtained between 6-11 AM. The highest FEV1 value from two acceptable values was captured for calculation of the efficacy endpoints. Assessments were obtained at approximately 0.5 hours and immediately before dosing, and 5 minutes, 0.25, 0.50, 0.75, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 hours after completion of dosing.



Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Baseline-adjusted Percent-Predicted Forced Expiratory Volume in 1 Second (PPFEV1) Area Under the Curve (AUC 0-6) [ Time Frame: Day 1 up to Day 30 ]

    Percent-predicted FEV1 AUC 0-6 is the area under the effect-time curve from time 0 (pre-dose) up to 6 hours post-dose. Percent-predicted FEV1 is the expected FEV1 taking into account age, height, gender and race, as per the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey III (NHANES III) reference values.

    The first baseline spirometry was obtained between 6-11 AM. The highest FEV1 value from two acceptable values was captured for calculation of the efficacy endpoints. Assessments were obtained at approximately 0.5 hours and immediately before dosing, and 5 minutes, 0.25, 0.50, 0.75, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 hours after completion of dosing.


  • Participants With Treatment-Emergent Adverse Events [ Time Frame: Day 1 up to Day 37 ]
    Adverse events (AEs) summarized in this table are those that began or worsened after treatment with study drug (treatment-emergent AEs). An adverse event was defined in the protocol as any untoward medical occurrence that develops or worsens in severity during the conduct of a clinical study and does not necessarily have a causal relationship to the study drug. Relation of AE to treatment was determined by the investigator. Serious AEs include death, a life-threatening adverse event, inpatient hospitalization or prolongation of existing hospitalization, persistent or significant disability or incapacity, a congenital anomaly or birth defect, OR an important medical event that jeopardized the patient and required medical intervention to prevent the previously listed serious outcomes.


Enrollment: 72
Study Start Date: February 2010
Study Completion Date: June 2010
Primary Completion Date: June 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Albuterol Spiromax® 90 mcg
A single dose of albuterol 90 mcg delivered with Spiromax®, an inhalation-driven, multi-dose dry powder inhaler. Placebo inhalers used to maintain the blind.
Drug: Albuterol Spiromax®
Albuterol Spiromax® delivers 90 mcg albuterol per inhalation. Doses of 180 mcg require two inhalations. Intervention given as double-blind medication on 2 of 5 treatment days, once at 90 mcg and once at 180 mcg.
Other Name: ProAir® RespiClick, Albuterol multi-dose dry powder inhaler (MDPI)
Other: Placebo Inhaler
Placebo delivered in both the Spiromax® and HFA inhalers to maintain the blind and also to support the placebo treatment arm.
Experimental: Albuterol Spiromax® 180 mcg
A single dose of albuterol 180 mcg delivered with Spiromax®, an inhalation-driven, multi-dose dry powder inhaler (2 inhalations). Placebo inhalers used to maintain the blind.
Drug: Albuterol Spiromax®
Albuterol Spiromax® delivers 90 mcg albuterol per inhalation. Doses of 180 mcg require two inhalations. Intervention given as double-blind medication on 2 of 5 treatment days, once at 90 mcg and once at 180 mcg.
Other Name: ProAir® RespiClick, Albuterol multi-dose dry powder inhaler (MDPI)
Other: Placebo Inhaler
Placebo delivered in both the Spiromax® and HFA inhalers to maintain the blind and also to support the placebo treatment arm.
Active Comparator: ProAir® HFA 90 mcg
A single dose of albuterol 90 mcg delivered with ProAir®, a 'press-and-breathe', metered-dose, aerosol inhaler. Placebo inhalers used to maintain the blind.
Drug: ProAir® HFA
ProAir® HFA delivers 90 mcg of albuterol per inhalation. Doses of 180 mcg require two inhalations. Intervention given as double-blind medication on 2 of 5 treatment days, once at 90 mcg and once at 180 mcg.
Other Name: albuterol HFA-MDI
Other: Placebo Inhaler
Placebo delivered in both the Spiromax® and HFA inhalers to maintain the blind and also to support the placebo treatment arm.
Active Comparator: ProAir® HFA 180 mcg
A single dose of albuterol 180 mcg delivered with ProAir®, a 'press-and-breathe', metered-dose, aerosol inhaler (2 inhalations). Placebo inhalers used to maintain the blind.
Drug: ProAir® HFA
ProAir® HFA delivers 90 mcg of albuterol per inhalation. Doses of 180 mcg require two inhalations. Intervention given as double-blind medication on 2 of 5 treatment days, once at 90 mcg and once at 180 mcg.
Other Name: albuterol HFA-MDI
Other: Placebo Inhaler
Placebo delivered in both the Spiromax® and HFA inhalers to maintain the blind and also to support the placebo treatment arm.
Placebo Comparator: Placebo Inhaler
Placebo delivered with Spiromax®, an inhalation-driven, multi-dose dry powder inhaler, and with ProAir®, a 'press-and-breathe', metered-dose, aerosol inhaler. Placebo inhalers used to maintain the blind.
Other: Placebo Inhaler
Placebo delivered in both the Spiromax® and HFA inhalers to maintain the blind and also to support the placebo treatment arm.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Must provide written informed consent,
  • Be between 12 years of age and older,
  • Male or Female, females of non-child bearing potential or using reliable contraception
  • Asthma for at least 6 months, FEV1 (forced expiratory volume in 1 second) between 50-80% of predicted value, and reversibility greater than or equal to 15% following 180 mcg albuterol
  • Stable low dose of Inhaled Corticosteroids
  • Non-smoker, 12 months smoking-free and <=10-pack years history
  • Otherwise healthy
  • Other criteria apply

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnant
  • Allergic to albuterol or severe milk protein allergy
  • Must not be on another trial for 30days.
  • Other criteria apply
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01058863


Locations
United States, California
Teva Clinical Study Site
Huntington Beach, California, United States, 92647
Teva Clinical Study Site
Rolling Hills Est., California, United States, 90274
Teva Clinical Study Site
San Diego, California, United States, 92123
United States, Colorado
Teva Clinical Study Site
Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States, 080907
United States, Florida
Teva Clinical Study Site
Margate, Florida, United States, 33036
Teva Clinical Study Site
Miami, Florida, United States, 33173
United States, Missouri
Teva Clinical Study Site
St. Louis, Missouri, United States, 63141
United States, New Jersey
Teva Clinical Study Site
Skillman, New Jersey, United States, 08558
United States, North Carolina
Teva Clinical Study Site
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States, 27607
United States, Ohio
Teva Clinical Study Site
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, 45231
Teva Clinical Study Site
Dayton, Ohio, United States, 45406
United States, Oregon
Teva Clinical Study Site
Medford, Oregon, United States, 97504
Teva Clinical Study Site
Portland, Oregon, United States, 97213
Sponsors and Collaborators
Teva Branded Pharmaceutical Products, R&D Inc.
Investigators
Study Director: Teva Study Leader Teva Branded Pharmaceutical Products, R&D Inc.
  More Information

Responsible Party: Teva Branded Pharmaceutical Products, R&D Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01058863     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ABS-AS-201
First Submitted: January 27, 2010
First Posted: January 29, 2010
Results First Submitted: May 19, 2015
Results First Posted: June 8, 2015
Last Update Posted: May 26, 2016
Last Verified: April 2016

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Asthma
Bronchial Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Hypersensitivity
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Hypersensitivity
Immune System Diseases
Albuterol
Procaterol
Bronchodilator Agents
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anti-Asthmatic Agents
Respiratory System Agents
Tocolytic Agents
Reproductive Control Agents
Adrenergic beta-2 Receptor Agonists
Adrenergic beta-Agonists
Adrenergic Agonists
Adrenergic Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Sympathomimetics